Betty Baumann


Betty A. Baumann, 90, died at her home in Waubeka on Saturday, Jan. 12.

Mrs. Baumann was born in Alexandria, Va., on April 2, 1928, to Joseph and Catherine Curtiss Woodyard.  

She graduated from Mount Vernon High School and worked for the Virginia Electric Power Co.  

She met Roger Baumann, a Marine at Camp Lajeune in North Carolina, and on Oct. 22, 1953, the couple married in Jacksonville, N.C.

They moved to Waubeka, where Mr. Baumann operated the family business, Baumann Meats.  

Mrs. Baumann was a homemaker who was active in her children’s schools and helped at the market.

Mrs. Baumann was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Waubeka and was active in the Ladies Guild.

She was also a member of the American Legion Post 410 Auxiliary in Fredonia and was involved with the organization’s annual blood drive.

She enjoyed cooking, baking, tending her garden and attending sporting events for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially the Special Olympics with her grandson Matthew.

She also enjoyed spending winters in Florida with her husband. Mr. Baumann preceded her in death March 20, 2009.

Mrs. Baumann is survived by her children Glenn (Bonnie) of Fredonia, Cheryl Lorge of Sarasota, Fla., and Lori (David) Preisler of Fredonia.

She is further survived by her grandchildren Tracy and Heidi Baumann, Ryan (Jackie) and Nic Lorge, and Matthew and Amber Preisler; three great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law LeeRaye Baumann of Fredonia.

In addition to her husband Mrs. Baumann was preceded in death by her son Bob, brother William Woodyard and brother-in-law Clifford Baumann.

Private family services were held with interment in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Cemetery in Waubeka.

Memorials to Special Olympics of Ozaukee County are suggested.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Poole Funeral Home/Crematory in Port Washington.




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